Best Burritos In MetroWest

September 18, 2013 6:00 AM

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(Photo Credit: Jalapa Mexican Grill)

(Photo Credit: Jalapa Mexican Grill)

Burritos are one of those foods that fill you up and satisfy hunger, any time of day. You can customize them to your liking and have them rolled up with rice, beans and a wide range of other ingredients like chicken, pork or steak, or keep it simple with veggies. These five places in the MetroWest area serve a wide range of Mexican dishes, but the burritos stand out since they are flavorful, fresh and delicious.
(Photo Credit: Taqueria La Tapatia)

(Photo Credit: Taqueria La Tapatia)

La Tapatia
460 Lincoln St.
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 624-7005
www.latapatiataqueria.com

Open daily, La Tapatia serves up authentic Mexican food in Marlborough. The menu is filled with all the traditional Mexican favorites including tacos, burritos, tamales and nachos. Its burritos, available for under $8, come in soft flour tortillas filled with re-fried beans and rice, and then you get to choose your protein. La Tapatia has a long list of options including tongue, pork loin, tripe, sausage and steak, and you can wash it all down with aguas naturales (flavored water) in flavors like strawberry or pineapple.

(Photo Credit: Zarape Restaurant)

(Photo Credit: Zarape Restaurant)

Zarape Restaurant
33 Maple St.
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 485-5502
www.zarapemexicanrestaurant.com

Zarape, also in Marlborough, has everything you could ask for in a Mexican eatery, like chips and salsa, fajitas and margaritas. It serves a hearty breakfast burrito packed with eggs and a choice of ham or chorizo, plus you can get rice, beans or home fries with it as well. For lunch or dinner, order up either chicken, beef or veggies in your burrito with lettuce, pico de gallo and cheese in a flour tortilla.

(Photo Credit: El Huipil)

(Photo Credit: El Huipil)

El Huipil
51R Main St.
Maynard, MA 01754
(978) 298-5302
www.elhuipil.com

Open every day except Monday, El Huipil serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with dishes such as chimichangas, flautas and tamales. It also makes a mean burrito in a variety of sizes. Choose from regular, super or supreme. El Huipil starts with fresh, warm flour tortillas and then you can choose your fillings, which include cheese, rice, re-fried beans, green or red sauce and pico de gallo. There’s chicken, pork, beef and chorizo amongst the many options, and on the side, you’ll get guacamole and sour cream.

Related:  Boston’s Best Burritos

(Photo Credit: Mexico City Taqueria)

(Photo Credit: Mexico City Taqueria)

Mexico City Taqueria
1 W. Union St.
Ashland, MA 01721
(508) 881-3500
www.mexicocitytaqueria.com

Mexico City Taqueria in Ashland is a family owned and operated business also featuring authentic Mexican dishes in MetroWest. It prides itself on using fresh ingredients and making guests feel like they are eating home-cooked meals, since the recipes are made from scratch. For the burritos, this taqueria uses a 12-inch tortilla and fills it with rice, beans, cheese and salsa. Then you choose your additional ingredients like pork with pineapple, grilled steak or Spanish sausage. You can also get all the tasty ingredients in a bowl, and for an additional fee, add sour cream and guacamole.

(Photo Credit: Jalapa Mexican Grill)

(Photo Credit: Jalapa Mexican Grill)

Jalapa Mexican Grill
929 Main St.
Millis, MA 02054
(508) 376-0101
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Jalapa Mexican Grill in Millis serves traditional Hispanic cuisine. Featuring fresh food and a friendly staff, it’s also family owned and operated. This casual restaurant has a patio area for dining al fresco and its large burritos are stuffed with rice and veggies along with your choice of ingredients like steak or chicken. There are also options to enjoy like tacos, guacamole and chips, chicken flautas, enchiladas and plenty of Mexican menu selections to pick from.

Related: Boston’s Best Burritos

Michelle Levine is a creative energetic, young professional that is passionate about everything Boston has to offer. She loves to attend local events, dine out, and cook and wants to share her findings with you. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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